Happy Monday! Hope that extra hour of sleep has you feeling energized & ready to go!
My monday started off freeeeezing. I forgot that I turned my heat off last night, so when I woke up the temperature in my apartment made it THAT much harder to get out of bed. Despite barely being able to move, I geared up and headed to the gym!
Over the weekend I signed up for my VERY FIRST 5K! I’ve never been much of a runner. In fact, I really never ran distances until last January, after making running my New Years Resolution. I started slow, 1 mile, 1.5 miles, 2, etc., and now I feel like I am ready to tackle my first 5k! I love how free running makes me feel, and I’m hoping that this run will start my love for races!
I am doing the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis in December, and I am SO excited!
This morning I began my training on the treadmill. I ran 3 miles starting at 6.5 and making my way up to 7.0. I walked the other .1 mile!
Following my run was 15 minutes on the elliptical for a cool-down, and then my own circuit which included:
• mountain climbers
• exercise ball crunches
• russian twists
lately has been Cinnamon Life. I used to eat this cereal EVERY day in high school, but really havent had it much since…so I just knew I had to buy it when I saw it at the store the other day. Its been hittin’ the spot! Topped with 1/2 a banana. Nom Nom Nom. Favorite breakfast… also mayyy have been my dinner last night… 🙂 No shame!
is a snacky one. Carrots, celery, 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, 2 tbsp hummus, and an apple.
I’ve been tracking my calorie intake and workouts on “My Fitness Pal app.” I love it! It helps keep me organized and on track. If you’re trying to watch your caloric intake, or just like to keep track of your workouts, I definitely advise this app!